Health Care Analysis

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 55–58

Female circumcision—A health issue or a human rights issue?

  • Akira Akabayashi
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Akabayashi
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  1. 1.School of International HealthThe University of TokyoJapan

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